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A law that affects the public as a whole.
- ‘Although in no sense a representative assembly or ‘parliament’, this was a forum for solemn public acts such as the choosing of kings and issuing of laws.’
- ‘Later some reservations were created by executive order or by public act.’
- ‘Lines of police, trucks, and tear gas tanks patrolled the streets to impose Argentina's constitutional law banning public acts during pre-election night and on election day.’
- ‘US courts invoke the act-of-state doctrine, whereby their courts will not inquire into the validity of public acts, such as moratoria or freeze orders, of a recognized foreign power having effect within its own territory.’
- ‘That Clause says, in effect, that states must give effect to each other's public acts, records, and judicial proceedings.’
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